Monthly Archives: September 2010

Patent Trolls Attack Business — Tomorrow, 9/22 FREE Webcast 10 a.m. EDT


“It’s not a monkey on businesses’ back — it’s a patent troll, and if not handled properly it can hurt your client’s business,” said Gene Schaerr, firm-wide chair of Winston & Strawn’s Appellate and Critical Motions practice.
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U.S. House & Senate Maritime Bills Will Impact All Maritime Commerce


Few Reporters Realize that The Cleanwater Act Sailing Through Congress, which Congressmen and Congresswomen hope to pass before mid-term elections will impact every single person in Maritime Commerce. Continue reading

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Litigator, U.S. Supreme Court Clerk & Former DOJ Deputy Assistant AG Elizabeth Papez joins Winston & Strawn in DC


“Few lawyers with such experience have clerked for the Roberts Court and that distinction, combined with Elizabeth’s understanding of Washington, D.C. and her success in advising on legal and enforcement issues of recent and high-level importance, are unquestionable assets to our office and to our national litigation services,” added Thomas Mills, managing partner of Winston’s Washington, D.C. office. Continue reading

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Forbes Reports on Meritor Savings Bank v. FDIC Case


Dodd-Frank establishes an “Orderly Liquidation Authority” with members including the Treasury Secretary and heads of the financial agencies. If the authority so decides, the FDIC can seize institutions that pose a threat to the financial security of the U.S. Heady stuff for an agency that isn’t even part of the government. Continue reading

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